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old Burma Road

Neville Bradley

old Burma Road

a journey on foot and muleback

by Neville Bradley

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementfrom the diary notes and reminiscences of Neville Bradley ; with a foreword by Lady Erskine Crum.
The Physical Object
Pagination138p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20636863M

Killowen Old Road, Newry. APPROVED BUILDING SITE AVAILABLE ON UP TO ACRES AS ONE OR TWO LOTS. This elevated Building Site is being offered on either acres of land, or with an additional four acres to the rear, bounded by the “Burma Road” walking path which leads to Kilbroney Park. Burma: The Longest War by Louis Allen Book Description: Charting the whole Burma war, this book flows like a novel from the high command to the sharp end setting out a myriad of facts and considerations in a clear and coherent narrative. Ranging far beyond pure military history the story is multi-layered, combining objective analysis with a sensitive account .

  The film concentrates mostly on the importance of the Burma Campaign and the Burma Road in supplying Allied forces in resisting the Japanese from occupying the entire Pacific theater. This film is.   Burma is a medium-length book recounting events in Burma from the eve of the Japanese invasion until the fall of Mandalay and the straggling retreat of the remnants of the Burma Army to India. Warren, who wrote a similar study of the Malayan campaign in , switches deftly between tactical detail and the operational level, occasionally Author: Rob Attar.

  The Burma Road (Chinese: 滇缅公路) is a road linking Burma (also called Myanmar) with the southwest of China. Its terminals are Kunming, Yunnan, and Lashio, Burma. When it was built, Burma was.   The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh. From the British invasion of Mandalay in , this lively novel of love, loss and longing sweeps across more than years of history in Burma, India and : Pushpinder Khaneka.


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Old Burma Road by Neville Bradley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Old Burma Road: A Journey on Foot and Muleback by Dr. Neville Bradley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Burma Road reads like a series of Sunday newspaper features, or Saturday Evening Post articles, each chapter stands on it own, and taken together, they tell a fine story.

The story is about a road, a very unusual one, built in time of a brutal war to aid the survival of the Chinese nation from the onslaught of the Japanese invasion.5/5(2). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "Burma Road" Skip to main search results.

While the book covers the CBI generally and Burma particularly, the book is specifically about Joe Stillwell and the Burma Road. The Burma Road was a thousand mile supple route through the jungle to get supplies to China to keep Chiang Kai-Shek, a thug and a warlord who controlled much of China, in the war and fighting the Japanese/5.

But when Burma fell to Japan in earlythe Burma Road was severed. This book tells the sprawling, sometimes hilarious, often tragic, and still largeley unknown stories of the war in Burma from the perspective of the soldiers who fought and sometimes died there, and whose recollections bring a largely forgotten chapter of World War II into focus/5(9).

Behind the Old Burma Road book Road is a book by William R. Peers and Dean Brelis that describes the American guerrilla warfare operations, including those of OSS Detachmentduring the Burma Campaign in the China Burma India Theater during World Author: William R.

Peers and, Dean Brelis. Travel along the infamous "Old Burma Road" from the Yunnan Province in Southwest China to the "Golden Land" of Myanmar (Burma). The Burma Road has long been a trading route between the British occupied Burma and China, but played an important role for China during the Second World War.

A fascinating journey through the rugged mountain terrain of Southwest China and Northern Burma. The Burma Road between China and Myanmar (Burma) was for a short time the only channel of supply for supplies of the Allies and the Kuomintang troops of Chiang Kai Shek in China.

Inthe Chinese part of the old Burma Road from Lashio to Kunming was expanded at express speed and with enormous effort. The old Burma Road is great for cycling as well but the road surface is a challenge. (And so are some parts of the G This road has been neglected and only recently gets refurbished).

Another challenge are the 13 mountain ranges to be crossed of which the biggest have the worst road. Notes. The "Burma Road" extends from Rangoon to Chungking, approximately 1, miles. It is actually made up of a railroad from Rangoon to Lashio, a new motor road from Lashio to Kunming, and an old highway from Kunming to Chungking.

Get this from a library. The old Burma road: a journey on foot and muleback from the diary, notes and reminiscences of Doctor Neville Bradley, for many years a medical missionary in China. [Neville Bradley; Violet Mary Forbes Erskine-Crum, Lady.].

The Old Burma Road Item Preview remove-circle Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Crum, Lady Erskine ioned: TZ Internet Archive Python library plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. Another unexpected insight, I thought, is that Burma had some strategic significance, as the road from Rangoon through Burma to China became China's last practical link to foreign assistance after the war with Japan started in /5(67).

The Burma Road runs from Yunnan into Burma; it was built during World War II (see Pacific War for background) to bring supplies to beleaguered China, to help them resist the Japanese invasion. Not much of the original road survives today, but parts of the route can still be travelled.

Understand []. The campaign in China, and therefore the Burma Road, was an important part. Here you will find the complete text of the original Burma-Shave jingles, as archived in Frank Rowsome Jr.'s book The Verse by the Side of the Verse by the Side of the Road.

Journey along the Old Burma Road: The old U-Bein bridge, made entirely of Teakwood. Mandalay is the second biggest city in Myanmar.

The city was founded in by King Mindon and served till as the seat of the kingdom and as the capital of the country. Transfer to the pier. You go for a cozy boat trip on the Irrawaddy to Mingun. By the early 's, the rising costs of road-sign maintenance (as well as new and more effective ways of advertising) sounded the death knell for the Burma-Shave signs.

The following pages from Frank Rowsome Jr.’s book list all the road-sign Burma-Shave phrases produced from to Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in AprilChina had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya Mountains.

The Burma Road, which ran from Lashio (south of Myitkyina) through the mountains to Kunming was closed as a. The Burma Road was a very important road during the WW2 linking Lashio, in eastern Burma (now Myanmar), with Kunming, in Yunnan province, China.

The road was 1, km ( miles) long and was built during World War II to bring supplies to beleaguered China, to help them resist the Japanese invasion. MUSE, Myanmar — The only land route from China to the Burmese heartland follows the old Burma Road and continues on to the British colonial capital of Mandalay.

On a map, the route south from here on the Chinese border to. Check out Old Burma Road by Martin Villiger on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on   This is a short story about hiking the abandoned Burma Road of Chantry Flats.

You can see the route of this old road on the Chantry Flat – Mt. Wilson Trails Map, available on this website, or at the Adams Pack Station General Store next to the Chantry Picnic Area.former name of Myanmar Books set in Burma: [The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Saving Fish from Drowning, The Gl.